Key Takeaways

  • Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall.

  • Many people think, “It won’t happen to me.” But the truth is that more than one in four older adults falls every year in the U.S.

  • Print and share this falls prevention infographic with your loved ones and their caregivers.

Many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not. Most falls can be prevented—and you have the power to reduce your risk.

View and share this infographic that outlines six steps you or your loved one can take to prevent a fall.

6 Steps to Prevent a Fall